Useful Links & Contacts

Oldham Sixth Form College

Address
Union Street West Oldham, OL8 1XU
Telephone
0161 287 8000
Website
www.osfc.ac.uk

Rochdale Sixth Form College

Address
College Rd, Rochdale, United Kingdom, OL126HY
Telephone
01706 769 800
Website
www.rochdalesfc.ac.uk

Bury College

Address
Woodbury Centre, Market Street, Bury, Manchester, England, BL9 0BG
Telephone
0161 280 8280
Website
www.burycollege.ac.uk

Oldham College

Address
Rochdale Road Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL9 6AA
Telephone
0161 785 4000
Website
www.oldham.ac.uk

Hopwood College

Address
Rochdale Road Manchester, Middleton, Manchester, Lancashire, M24 6XH
Telephone
0161 643 7560
Website
www.hopwood.ac.uk

Holy Cross

Address
Manchester Rd, Bury, BL9 9BB
Telephone
0161 762 4500
Website
www.holycross.ac.uk

Positive Steps

Address
3 Union Street, Rochdale OL16 1DY
Telephone
0800 195 8528
Website
www.positive-steps.org.uk

Rochdale Borough Apprenticeships

Website
www.rochdaleapprenticeships.org
Alternative Provision Brochure
www.blueprintgb.co.uk/rochdaleapprenticeships.html

National Apprenticeship Service

All you need to know about apprenticeships, employment, training and career opportunities. New Website

Website
www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service website aims to:

  • help you with careers decisions and planning
  • support you in reviewing your skills and abilities and develop new goals
  • motivate you to implement your plan of action
  • enable you to make the best use of high quality career related tools.
Website
www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

Bridge GM Manchester

What is Bridge GM?

We want Greater Manchester to be a successful and prosperous region for future generations, to do this we need to nurture the talents of our young people and connect and prepare them for the exciting opportunities in the labour market.

Greater Manchester Combined Authority is growing the largest network of business, education leaders and careers professionals to provide young people with a careers programme fit for the 21st Century.

No one business, school/college or individual can achieve this alone. GMCA believes that bringing everyone together with one common purpose will increase the chance of success for all of our young people.
Bridge is the engagement tool that underpins this ambition.

Website:
http://bridgegm.co.uk/

NCS with The Challenge

NCS with The Challenge is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for 15-17 year olds.

It helps build skills for work and life whilst taking on new challenges and meeting new friends. NCS with The Challenge runs in London, Surrey, West Midlands & North West England outside of term time. It involves a short time away from home and taking part in a team project in the local community and much more!

Website
www.ncsthechallenge.org

Rise Above

Rise Above is a website for young people where students will find interesting and useful information from the web and beyond to get us all talking about the things that matter to us. You’ll find inspiring and useful stories, videos, games and advice. Topics covered include revision tips, stress, relationships, puberty, drugs and alcohol use.

Website
riseabove.org.uk

Moving On Magazine

Moving On magazine is a print and online publication devoted to providing a wide range of information regarding choices following school. Discover careers and qualifications information with Moving On.

Website
movingonmagazine.co.uk

Not Going to Uni

The Not Going to Uni website has links to live apprenticeship opportunities.

Website
notgoingtouni.co.uk

The Apprenticeship Guide

The Apprenticeship Guide contains concise summaries of every apprenticeship framework offered in England, plus general careers advice, real life stories, employer advertising, a regional directory of training providers and much, much more.

The Guide is fully revised and updated annually, in collaboration with the relevant Sector Skills Councils.

Website
www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk

UTC Media City, Salford

University Technical College based in MediaCityUK helping students develop in Graphic Design, TV and Film, Radio and Audio and Game Development.

Website
www.utcmediacityuk.org.uk/